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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
+1 941-706-4740
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is nice and very healthy Staff can tell you the name and birth place of its featured fish and meat Can be a bit noisy and service slow as often very busy

Thank Iffer51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family visits Sarasota 3 or 4 times annually and we never miss a chance to dine at Indigenous. It is housed in a darling cottage in the historic district of downtown Sarasota. The ambiance is one of comfort and coziness with soft lighting, artwork,...More

Thank Mary Clare S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Indigenous for around 5 years for special occasions and when we have friends in from out of town. I still find it one of the best and most consistently good restaurants in Sarasota. Neither I nor anyone in my party...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We managed to get reservations for the wine cottage. It is a smaller more intimate setting for what promises to be an amazing, creative, inventive meal! My meal started with an Indian treatment of gazpacho, with garam masala, basil yogurt and crushed, crunchy chickpeas. I...More

Thank djvdw
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

There is no argument that Indigenous has some of the best food in Sarasota. But on a recent visit there to celebrate two birthdays the service was slow and less than friendly and inspiring. The wait staff seemed to be going through the motions. The...More

Thank gpubrel
86LIST, Owner at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

We are sorry to hear you didnt enjoy your evening with us. We were short staffed that evening, but that is no excuse for improper service. Chef tries to get to tables as often as possible to be sure our guests receive our best attention...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

My wife and I live in Tampa and we were celebrating her Aunt's 80th birthday recently on a Saturday evening at 6:15 pm. Be aware parking can be a challenge. The restaurant is an old home that has been refurbished. If you're seeking a romantic...More

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Indigenous is tucked into what appears to be a little house. The menu is wonderful, fresh, and constantly changing. If you like flavor (and trying different things), definitely check it out.

1  Thank ufgiants
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Responding to the Manager feedback to "Disappointed (by Edward C)." We are the "other couple" who had dinner that evening and feel that the manager response was condescending.The waiter was unapologetic, and the offer to replace the entrées was made after my husband and I...More

3  Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Food was so good!! If you're lucky enough to get reservations at Indigenous Restaurant, you'll enjoy it!!! Great food, great service, great evening!!

Thank Lorinn S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We had seafood and the burger. Our friend loved the burger. Our other friend loved her grouper special. We all loved the parmesan beignets. 5star. My husband and I had the seafood medley which had grouper and some other fish and lion fish and fingerling...More

Thank Terry K
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23 May 2017|
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Response from PeterAL10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if Indigenous offers gift certificates.
23 April 2017|
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Response from 154golfer | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know
14 February 2017|
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Response from lwr05 | Reviewed this property |
Yes ask for a table in the wine cottage🍷😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-4740
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Beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottages, with an amazing outdoor seating area.
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